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Recent letter carrier deaths

On-duty deaths

On Sept. 30, Robert Jones of Houston, TX Branch 283 passed away while on duty following a vehicular hit-and-run. Brother Jones was a letter carrier for 7 years. He was 29 years old.

Boston, MA Branch 34 member Khalid Farrouj died on Oct. 10 after being found unresponsive in his postal vehicle on Oct. 2. Brother Farrouj served his community as a letter carrier for 22 years. He was 61 years old.

On Nov. 14, Cincinnati, OH Branch 43 Member Andrew Donisi passed away while on duty due to heart failure. Brother Donisi began carrying mail earlier this year. He was 38 years old. 

On Nov. 16, Decatur, AL Branch 1314 member Eurial Triplett died while on duty following a severe asthma attack. Brother Triplett was 20 years old and began his career as a letter carrier in 2022.

Off-duty deaths

Michael Guffey died on Oct. 4 after a motorcycle accident. Brother Guffey was a letter carrier for 22 years and was a member of Athens, TN Branch 1897. He was 49 years old.

Nicole Kimbrough passed away on Oct. 4 due to complications from COVID-19. Sister Kimbrough was a member of Tuscaloosa, AL Branch 1096 and was a letter carrier for 25 years. She was 49 years old.

Jeffrey Jewers of Denver, CO Branch 47 passed away on Oct. 18 after an accident while on vacation. Brother Jewers was a letter carrier for 25 years. He was 53 years old.

“NALC is deeply saddened to learn of the deaths of these members,” NALC President Brian L. Renfroe said. “We appreciate their years of service and send our deepest condolences to their families, friends and colleagues.”